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It’s not your parents’ stew

A big pot of soup on the stove reminds me of Saturdays when I was growing up. We’d have navy bean soup, oxtail soup, chicken and alphabet soup, and some kind of soup with...

Burger in a bowl

Summer feels like it was so long ago, and next summer feels so far away. Not only do I miss the warm weather, I also miss grilling. I know it’s typically left to the...

The Local Ingredient: Spice it up

About four years ago, tiny jars of dried peppers started appearing on the shelves at Ghost Island Farm. Some have familiar names like cayenne, habañero, and jalapeño. Others are not as common, such as...

Harvest of the Month: Root Vegetables

In the cold winter months when fresh produce is hard to find, root vegetables are my go-to for an easy, healthy meal. Because they grow underground, they absorb lots of nutrients from the soil,...

Cooking to keep the vampires away

When the chill of October starts creeping in, my friends bemoan the fading vestiges of summer. “No more beach days, no more tanning, no more short shorts,” they cry. Channeling my inner Wednesday Addams,...

Eggs are easy

Cooking for one is so inefficient and lonely, but everyone experiences it at some time or another. I suppose it’s better than cooking for seven. I found out recently someone invented this term for self-taught...

The local ingredient: Pea shoots

Easy to love, pea shoots can’t be beat for tenderness, a pleasantly mild pea-like flavor, and slight crunchiness, and for their whimsical visual addition to salads of all kinds, wraps, or toppings for fish...

The Fast Supper: Kevin Crowell and his small culinary team

Even in the slow season, many of us have frantic days where eating is almost an afterthought. If we have more than ourselves to feed, it can become a source of stress in itself....

The Fast Supper: Dick Binder’s quick dinners with quality

Even in the slow season, many of us have frantic days where eating is almost an afterthought. If we have more than ourselves to feed, it can become a source of stress in itself....

The Fast Supper: The Hewsons’ magic with leftovers

Leslie Hewson gives dinner ingredients a second chance.

The Fast Supper: Cooking with the Levandowskis

April Levandowski feeds her family this easy, seasonal recipe when she’s short on time.

The Fast Supper: It’s six o’clock. Do you know where your dinner is?

Amy Williams’s chili gets its kick from bourbon.